(Colombia) A former advertising executive and now a novelist, columnist and television presenter. With the programme Especiales del Arte, which he directed and presented, he won the 1991 Simón Bolívar Television Prize for Cultural Investigation. His short story Cuestión de escrúpulos (1979) was, together with texts by other authors, adapted for theatre by the Colectivo Teatral Matacandelas for a play which ran between 1982 and 1988. Mentirás al prójimo como a timismo (2001), his major work, won the Antioquia University National Novel Prize in the year 2000. I love you putamente(2007) is the first novel of a trilogy based in Medellin; he is currently working on the second part of the saga, Esos besos que te doy.